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Thread: My reliability upgrades for the AR-15:

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    300 rnds in 3 years?

    Edit: this can’t be right. I do this weekly. No way. If OP is running 100rnds/yr, he can go at least 15 years between cursory cleanings. How does one stay proficient with that firing schedule?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodan1957 View Post
    I studied the AR-15 from 1980 to 2014 when I decided to adopt one. Unfortunately, it was M&P 15 sport 2.
    Should have taken your time instead of making a hasty unfortunate decision.

    FWIW, M&P Sport owners have been posting generally positive reviews since the Sport was first released several years ago. Shoot and enjoy your rifle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodan1957 View Post
    I studied the AR-15 from 1980 to 2014 when I decided to adopt one. Unfortunately, it was M&P 15 sport 2. However my upgrades have improved its functioning[about 300 rounds since 2016]. I've been shooting semiautos since 1993 and love my WASR-10, 1911A1, and XD 9 Mod 2. I did much research online before I did same upgrades, too.
    I wish you the best in all your endeavors.
    -Colt 6920 w/Aimpoint PRO

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChattanoogaPhil View Post
    FWIW, M&P Sport owners have been posting generally positive reviews since the Sport was first released several years ago. Shoot and enjoy your rifle.
    Wait a minute!!! Stop right now!!!

    You mean just shoot it?

    Shouldn't you disassemble a factory built rifle to check the carrier key screw torque, break loose the barrel nut to check it's torque, and bust the stakes on the castle nut to ensure the castle nut is properly torqued, then remove the FCG to check it?

    You got to be crazy man, just taking a rifle out of the box and shooting it. Blasphemy.
    "If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said a faster horse." - Henry Ford

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodan1957 View Post
    A. BCM large latch ambi charging handle: IMproves charging and extraction
    B. Toolcraft Nickel Boron BCG: reduces corrosion and easier to clean
    C. Strike industries extended rear take down pin: FN-FAL -style push pushbutton simple to clean and maintain riflr
    D. Hex mag G2: works like a charm in my M&P 15 sport 2.

    With my M&P 15 Sport 2.

    Discuss....
    Nice troll post.

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    Quote Originally Posted by turnburglar View Post

    For inspection purposes make sure the BCG can stand on the bolt face without retracting. This test ensures that your gas rings are tight enough. After a simple gas ring check all you need is a thin coating of lube. AR's run better wet.
    Glad I tuned in to a possible troll thread, there’s still some good info to be gleaned here.

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    34 years of studying and the ultimate choice was an MP15 Sport II?

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